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How to know if I have an ectopic pregnancy?

How to know if I have an ectopic pregnancy?

Ectopic pregnancy: You need to have serial HCG testing followed closely with pelvic ultrasound which will usually show an empty uterus with a positive pregancy test. Ectopic pregnancy is usually symptomatic with pain and vaginal bleeding. ...Read more

Dr. Olav Jaren
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Could I have an ectopic pregnancy if no pain?

Could I have an ectopic pregnancy if no pain?

Yes: If you have missed a period than ectopic pregnancy is a possibility. The pain of the condition may only start when the fallopian tube is "stretched" enough to be symptomatic prior to rupture. ...Read more

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I think I have an ectopic pregnancy? I have all the signs.

I think I have an ectopic pregnancy? I have all the signs.

Positive test?: Are you certain that you are pregnant - meaning skipped periods and a positive test? If so, get evaluated asap, like today. If not, do a home pregnancy test, and if positive get evaluated. ...Read more

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Can I have an ectopic pregnancy if my pregnancy test is negative?

No: The urine tests for pregnancies are extremely sensitive, and detect a pregnancy within 3-4 days. That being said, there is an exception to everything in medicine, so if in doubt, repeat the test in 3 days to be sure. ...Read more

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If I have an ectopic pregnancy would the pregnancy test show up as positive or negative?

If I have an ectopic pregnancy would the pregnancy test show up as positive or negative?

Sometimes both: It can be negative if there is not enough HCG present in an over the counter pregnancy test to measure, or it can be positive early on via a blood pregnancy test or later with the over the counter test. ...Read more

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When must I call my doctor if I have an ectopic pregnancy rupture?

Before!!: If you have an ectopic pregnancy that ruptures, that is a surgical emergency that must be dealt with now. Go directly to the er, they can call your dr from there, you will need surgery to keep you from bleeding to death. ...Read more

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I have an ectopic pregnancy & had my left tube removed. My right tube has a blockage & I have endometriosis.What should I do if I plan to conceive later on?

I have an ectopic pregnancy & had my left tube removed. My right tube has a blockage & I have endometriosis.What should I do if I plan to conceive later on?

Fertility consult: i have many patients with this issue. there is still a possibility of getting pregnant with this story however the odds are against you. make sure your significant other has normal spern analysis. IUI and ivf are certainly good options for you, seek care with a fertility specialist in your area. good luck ...Read more

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If I have an ectopic pregnancy and it ruptures and causes internal bleeding can I lie and say it was a big ovarian cyst?

If I have an ectopic pregnancy and it ruptures and causes internal bleeding can I lie and say it was a big ovarian cyst?

Lying: To your physician? One should never, ever lie about their medical history to the professionals caring for them. How you live your life otherwise is between you and your maker. ...Read more

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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Ectopic Pregnancy (Definition)

Ectopic pregnancy is an abnormal condition in which the pregnancy occurs ...Read more